T11_1_9_3a

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 11_1_9.3a
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care,a by race and State, United States, 2009
   Single race  
 TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
StatePercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total22.00.021.90.024.70.115.60.120.90.525.70.323.90.6
Alabama25.30.224.70.227.10.314.33.7DSUDSU31.53.715.54.3
Alaska20.60.819.40.913.33.916.24.529.08.230.12.8DSUDSU
Arizona20.20.219.90.222.61.015.21.918.03.727.92.027.76.5
Arkansas26.30.226.00.229.40.614.74.3DSUDSU22.64.623.55.9
California15.90.116.00.118.90.213.20.216.50.815.50.812.91.3
Colorado20.40.220.20.224.71.216.62.023.95.133.13.8DSUDSU
Connecticut27.30.225.60.236.80.729.12.723.96.326.43.238.25.6
Delaware17.80.317.10.420.70.720.24.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
District of Columbia18.70.510.61.220.10.60.00.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Florida16.20.116.80.120.70.215.50.916.51.715.41.121.22.2
Georgia23.20.123.00.224.10.320.42.0DSUDSU17.92.723.84.2
Hawaii22.80.521.71.029.37.121.30.725.71.2DSUDSU27.83.2
Idaho18.90.318.70.3DSUDSU17.24.7DSUDSU19.13.8DSUDSU
Illinois19.10.119.90.118.10.211.60.519.42.517.91.522.02.8
Indiana24.30.224.20.225.30.516.92.9DSUDSU18.13.030.54.5
Iowa26.50.326.10.338.21.625.94.9DSUDSU31.85.138.57.8
Kansas20.60.220.30.325.90.920.04.1DSUDSU18.03.531.46.5
Kentucky28.50.228.70.226.50.621.84.431.07.127.03.820.45.5
Louisiana32.00.230.70.235.30.329.53.224.25.329.92.834.65.3
Maine22.60.322.70.324.74.7DSUDSUDSUDSU23.94.521.25.0
Maryland21.70.220.90.224.60.317.81.417.84.519.93.319.35.2
Massachusetts23.70.123.40.128.70.518.81.024.43.932.92.423.72.8
Michigan20.00.121.00.117.10.210.90.819.43.924.21.423.02.5
Minnesota22.80.222.10.229.81.024.41.6DSUDSU35.22.530.15.4
Mississippi30.40.230.00.331.00.424.35.1DSUDSU32.53.731.66.2
Missouri21.00.120.50.124.80.416.72.220.84.820.92.924.63.7
Montana18.20.418.00.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU24.83.6DSUDSU
Nebraska19.00.318.40.325.31.432.45.7DSUDSU25.84.6DSUDSU
Nevada19.00.219.40.319.70.714.20.917.32.421.22.7DSUDSU
New Hampshire21.80.321.80.321.24.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
New Jersey20.70.120.00.124.40.417.81.023.23.421.22.820.53.7
New Mexico23.80.323.00.432.62.721.85.636.48.432.01.8DSUDSU
New York24.10.122.50.129.60.221.80.522.02.327.51.531.52.5
North Carolina22.60.121.80.125.50.316.71.922.55.032.11.314.22.9
North Dakota19.80.619.80.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU19.63.8DSUDSU
Ohio25.80.125.00.129.90.319.81.722.94.026.72.525.42.8
Oklahoma28.80.228.50.232.20.821.02.938.85.530.60.829.12.2
Oregon20.80.220.60.229.31.921.12.022.44.529.03.024.74.9
Pennsylvania20.30.120.10.122.00.315.01.116.43.519.22.218.62.8
Puerto Rico12.00.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Rhode Island20.90.320.50.323.81.623.94.5DSUDSU22.91.4DSUDSU
South Carolina22.30.220.90.225.90.318.23.425.77.424.24.334.25.3
South Dakota19.80.618.70.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU43.93.5DSUDSU
Tennessee28.40.128.30.129.90.423.63.231.06.121.33.327.55.0
Texas26.00.126.10.127.80.216.20.722.52.230.51.730.02.4
Utah16.30.216.20.320.33.621.93.419.24.125.03.4DSUDSU
Vermont23.00.423.00.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU29.47.8DSUDSU
Virgin Islands19.22.6DSUDSU20.63.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Virginia21.40.121.50.222.40.312.51.023.54.216.82.618.83.6
Washington22.10.221.80.227.71.321.61.226.63.530.72.124.04.3
West Virginia30.70.330.70.332.01.6DSUDSUDSUDSU27.87.5DSUDSU
Wisconsin21.80.221.20.226.40.822.12.7DSUDSU28.32.927.56.3
Wyoming24.00.724.00.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU25.04.3DSUDSU

a. Episodes with an assessment indicating that urgent or unplanned medical care was initiated. Excludes records with missing race values.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: T11_1_9_3a: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/11_supportive_palliative_care/T11_1_9_3a.html